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Mario Mieli

Mario Mieli (21 May 1952, Milan – 12 March 1983) was a leading figure in the Italian gay movement of the 1970s. He combined a radical theoretical perspective with a provocative public persona. His sometimes outrageous public behavior made him a controversial figure, but he was nonetheless respected as one of the movement's most important intellectuals. He’s best known among English speakers for Towards a Gay Communism, a political pamphlet excerpted from his major theoretical work Homosexuali...
Werriwa by-election, 2005

Werriwa by-election, 2005

A by-election was held in the Werriwa electorate in south-western Sydney on 19 March 2005, after the resignation of Labor MP Mark Latham, who had represented the electorate since 1994. Latham had been federal Opposition Leader since 2 December 2003 and led Labor to defeat at the 2004 election. He had become increasingly dissatisfied with politics and was struggling with recurring pancreatitis. He announced his resignation from parliament on 18 January 2005.The governing Liberal and National C...
Granny Smith

Granny Smith

The 'Granny Smith' is a tip-bearing apple cultivar, which originated in Australia in 1868. It is named after Maria Ann Smith, who propagated the cultivar from a chance seedling. The tree is thought to be a hybrid of Malus sylvestris, the European Wild Apple, with the domestic apple M. domestica as the polleniser. The fruit has hard, light green skin and a crisp, juicy flesh.They go from being completely green to turning yellow when overripe. The acidity mellows significantly on ripening, and ...
Black Jesus (TV series)

Black Jesus (TV series)

Black Jesus is an American comedy series created by Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg, that airs on Adult Swim. The series stars Gerald "Slink" Johnson, Charlie Murphy, Corey Holcomb, Kali Hawk, King Bach, and Andra Fuller. The series premiered on August 7, 2014. On December 10, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season. The second season premiered on September 18, 2015.The scripted live-action comedy features Jesus Christ living in modern-day Compton, on a mission to spread love and...
The New Yogi Bear Show

The New Yogi Bear Show

The New Yogi Bear Show (also known as Hanna-Barbera's Yogi Bear Show) is a 30-minute weekday animated series which aired in syndication in 1988. It contained forty-five new episodes combined with reruns of the original 1961 series. Pared down from some of the other versions (the all-star cartoons with Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Top Cat and others), this series featured only Yogi, Boo-Boo, Cindy and Ranger Smith, with episodes set in Jellystone Park.New characters were introduced fo...
Afghan Cheetahs

Afghan Cheetahs

The Afghan Cheetahs are a Twenty20 team established in 2011 from Afghanistan that will play in Pakistans domestic Faysal Bank Twenty-20 Cup in September/October 2011. The team is captained by Mohammad Nabi and coached by Raees Ahmadzai.Despite the Afghanistan national cricket team being a member of the International Cricket Council in its own right, its recent success has seen it invited to take part in this competition in its full member neighbour. This is similar other Associate/Affiliate m...
Vecinos, Salamanca

Vecinos, Salamanca

Vecinos is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2014 census (INE), the municipality had a population of 281.Coordinates: 40°46′46″N 5°52′37″W / 40.77944°N 5.87694°W / 40.77944; -5.87694

Omnipod Insulin Management System

The Omnipod Insulin Management System is an all-in-one tubeless insulin pump designed by Insulet Corporation. The Omnipod System differs from other insulin pumps by being the only pump that consists of a completely tubeless “pod” that is wirelessly controlled by a Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM). The Omnipod PDM is essentially a Blood Glucose (BG) meter that also acts in compatibility with the pod as a wireless remote. The PDM controls everything a normal pump would do, such as deliver correc...
Secretary of State (United Kingdom)

Secretary of State (United Kingdom)

Secretary of StateMinister of StateParliamentary Under-Secretary of StateParliamentary Private SecretaryIn the United Kingdom, a Secretary of State (SofS) is a Cabinet Minister in charge of a Government Department (though not all departments are headed by a Secretary of State, e.g. HM Treasury is headed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer).There are a number of Secretaries of State, each formally titled "Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for ...". Legislation generally only refers to ...
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini

The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini

Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (according to the film itself and all advertising material) is the seventh (and last) of the American International Pictures (AIP) beach party films and was released in 1966. The entire film takes place in and around a haunted house with no beach in sight, with the teenage gang instead cavorting in and around it and the adjacent swimming pool.Besides the usual bikini-clad cast, random singing, silly plot line, musical guests, and ridiculous chases and fight scene...
The Overtones

The Overtones

The Overtones are a five-piece vocal harmony group. They were discovered by a Warner Bros. Records' talent scout while working as decorators in a shop near Oxford Street, singing during their tea break. Their debut album Good Ol' Fashioned Love entered the UK Albums Chart at #16 in November 2010. However, after the re-release of the album in March 2011, it propelled to #4. They have sold in excess of 500,000 copies of their first album.The boys were originally in a band called DYYCE, which th...
Niram

Niram

Niram (English: Colour) is a 1999 Malayalam Romantic film directed by Kamal, starring Kunchacko Boban and Shalini in the lead roles. The film is about a special friendship between a boy and girl, Aby (Kunchacko Boban) and Sona (Shalini). The film's music was composed by Vidyasagar.Niram was a commercial success, and brought back in a genre of college campus based films in Malayalam cinema. The film was remade in Telugu as Nuvve Kavali starring Tarun and Richa Pallod, in Tamil as Piriyadha Var...
Emanuel Xavier

Emanuel Xavier

Emanuel Xavier (born May 3, 1971), is an American poet, spoken word artist, novelist, editor, and activist born and raised in New York City, in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn. Of Puerto Rican and Ecuadorian ancestry, he emerged from the neo-Nuyorican spoken word movement to become a successful writer and advocate for gay youth programs and Latino gay literature. Once a street hustler and drug dealer, he has conducted spoken word poetry workshops and produced benefits and events for youth organ...
Luke Hawx

Luke Hawx

Oren Hawxhurst (born July 8, 1981) is an American professional wrestler, professional wrestling promoter, actor and stuntman. He is best known under the ring name Luke Hawx and is also known for his time in Xtreme Pro Wrestling under the ring name Altar Boy Luke, along with being the founder of Wildkat Sports. He is currently working for Global Force Wrestling.After regularly attending independent wrestling shows during his teenage years, he met "Vicious Vic" Grimes. After keeping in contact ...
Civil War token

Civil War token

Civil War tokens are token coins that were privately minted and distributed in the United States between 1861 and 1864. They were used mainly in the Northeast and Midwest. The widespread use of the tokens was a result of the scarcity of government-issued cents during the Civil War.Civil War tokens became illegal after the United States Congress passed a law on April 22, 1864 prohibiting the issue of any one or two-cent coins, tokens or devices for use as currency. On June 8, 1864 an additiona...
Gau München-Oberbayern

Gau München-Oberbayern

The Gau München–Oberbayern (English: Gau Munich–Upper Bavaria) was an administrative division of Nazi Germany in Upper Bavaria from 1933 to 1945. From 1926 to 1933, it was the regional subdivision of the Nazi Party in that area.The Nazi Gau (plural Gaue) system was originally established in a party conference on 22 May 1926, in order to improve administration of the party structure. In the early stages, the borders and leaders of these Gaue fluctuated frequently, mainly due to internal power ...
Saint-Édouard, Quebec

Saint-Édouard, Quebec

Saint-Édouard is a municipality in the Jardins de Napierville Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada, situated in the Montérégie administrative region. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 1,312.
Civilian Response Corps

Civilian Response Corps

The Civilian Response Corps (sometimes referred to as CRC) is a program of the United States Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization (S/CRS). The Civilian Response Corps is a group of federal employees and volunteers from the private sector, state and local governments who are trained and equipped to deploy rapidly to countries in crisis or emerging from conflict in order to provide reconstruction and stabilization assistance. They are diplomats, de...
Lights & Motion

Lights & Motion

Lights & Motion are a Swedish cinematic post-rock band, founded in Gothenburg 2012 by Christoffer Franzén. The project came into life after a long period of insomnia, where Christoffer chose to spend his nights in a studio in Gothenburg, writing music. The music has been described as cinematic in quality and in its reoccurring use of big crescendos.The band have so far released three full-length albums, Reanimation, Save Your Heart, and Chronicle, all released through the American indepen...
List of Georgia State Bicycle Routes

List of Georgia State Bicycle Routes

The following is a List of Georgia State Bicycle Routes. These routes are designated by the Georgia Department of Transportation.Georgia established a numbered bicycle route system of 14 routes in the mid-1990s. Two of the routes, 15 and 95, are to become incorporated into the United States Numbered Bicycle Routes system as U.S. Bicycle Route 15 and U.S. Bicycle Route 1 respectively.Georgia State Bicycle Route 5 (Chattahoochee Trace) runs 408 miles (657 km) from Lake Seminole north to th...
South Sea Islander Church

South Sea Islander Church

South Sea Islander Church and Hall is a heritage-listed church at 46 Johnston Street, Millbank in Bundaberg, Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. It was built c. 1920. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 28 July 2000.The South Sea Islander Church and Hall were built c. 1920 on the Fairymead sugar plantation to cater to the spiritual needs of the South Sea Islander population, many of whom were labourers on the plantation. The church and hall were removed from the Fairymead...
Foxy Lady (Cher album)

Foxy Lady (Cher album)

Foxy Lady is the eighth studio album by American singer-actress Cher, released in July 1972 by Kapp Records. Following the commercial success of the previous album Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves, Cher again collaborated with Snuff Garrett (producer), Al Capp (arrangements) and her then husband Sonny Bono (co-producer). Foxy Lady was also the second and last record for Kapp. The album was also promoted on Cher's successful "The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour" show. After its release, it was well ...

List of number-one singles of 2012 (Finland)

This is the complete list of (physical and digital) number-one singles sold in Finland in 2012 according to the Official Finnish Charts. The list on the left side of the box (Suomen virallinen singlelista, "the Official Finnish Singles Chart") represents physical and digital track sales as well as music streaming (from week 14 onwards) and the one on the right side (Suomen virallinen latauslista, "the Official Finnish Download Chart") represents sales of digital tracks.The top-ten list of the...
The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure

The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure

The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure (titled Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid in Walt Disney World) is a dark ride attraction based on the Disney animated film The Little Mermaid, located in Paradise Pier at Disney California Adventure and in Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. The ride opened on June 3, 2011 at Disney California Adventure, and on December 6, 2012 at Magic Kingdom.In the early-to-mid-1990s, Walt Disney Imagineering attempted to ...
Vrelo Bosne

Vrelo Bosne

Vrelo Bosne (pronounced [ʋrê.lo bôs.neː]; English: spring of the Bosna river) is a public park, featuring a spring of the River Bosna, at the foothills of the Mount Igman on the outskirts of Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.Vrelo Bosne, in the municipality of Ilidža, is one of the country's popular natural landmarks and provides a quiet escape from an otherwise busy city life. A Roman Bridge is located not far from Vrelo Bosne on the Bosna river in the Ilidža municipality, whi...
Ipojuca

Ipojuca

Ipojuca is a municipality in Pernambuco. As of 2009 the population according to IBGE was 75,512 and the per capita income (2007) was R$76.418 (more than $43,000 US dollars) making it one of the highest in Brazil. The settlement dates to 1560, but the official founding date is 1861 and the community was incorporated as a town in 1864. It is famous for its beaches as Porto de Galinhas (considered one of the best beaches in Brazil), Muro Alto, Maracaipe.The colonization of Ipojuca began in 1560,...
British Rail Class 201

British Rail Class 201

The British Rail Class 201 (or 6S) six-car diesel-electric multiple units (DEMUs) were built in 1957-1958 at Eastleigh and Ashford.The Southern Region Class 201-207 DEMUs are nicknamed 'Thumpers' due to the noise they made while in motion.These units were built with a narrow body profile to accommodate the restricted tunnels on the London-Hastings line, for which they were built.Power car (two per six-car set)Original 6S UnitsDepartmental UnitsSome units were disbanded during the mid 1960s to...
Bitburg

Bitburg

Bitburg (German pronunciation: [ˈbɪtbʊʁk]; French: Bitbourg; Luxembourgish: Béibreg) is a city in Germany, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate approximately 25 km (16 mi.) northwest of Trier and 50 km (31 mi.) northeast of Luxembourg city. The American Spangdahlem Air Base is nearby.The city’s name derives from its Celtic toponym, Beda.Bitburg originated approximately 2,000 years ago as a stopover for traffic from Lyon through Metz and Trier to Cologne. The first name men...

Dimity Reed

Dimity Reed was born in 1942, in Parks, New South Wales, Australia. She is an architect and has been involved in government advisory roles, as well as writing for both The Sun and The Age newspapers.Dimity Reed was born in 1942 in Parks, New South Wales, as the middle child of two siblings. Her father worked at a local Coles during that time before being enlisted in the war and based out of New Guinea. When he returned from the war, the whole family moved to Victoria in 1946, taking up reside...
Jimna Fire Tower

Jimna Fire Tower

Jimna Fire Tower is a heritage-listed former fire lookout tower at Jimna State Forest, Murgon-Kilcoy Road, Jimna, Somerset Region, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by Arthur Leis and built from c. 1975 to 1977 by Arthur Leis. It is also known as SEQ-4C 8. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 23 July 1999.Completed in 1977 by Arthur Leis, this timber fire tower is located one kilometre west of the township of Jimna, at the top of the Jimna Range. Supported by three ironbar...
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